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A recent study found one in five people with HIV should be assessed for fatty liver, and 1 in 10 should be referred to a liver specialist.
A triple regimen of Opdivo, Yervoy and Cabometyx showed good activity, but side effects may limit its use.
This finding may reflect higher rates of sexually transmitted infections such as HPV and hep B as well as lifestyle factors.
However, having a higher body mass index might prevent this improvement.
Women have a lower risk of heart disease than men, but this protective effect is diminished in those with fatty liver disease.
That said, heavy drinking was not tied to a lower likelihood of being cured of hep C in a recent study.
In a mouse study, they found a pair of proteins that are instrumental in the development of diabetes, one of which helps regulate fibrosis.
Transplants due to hepatitis C have declined dramatically thanks to effective treatment.
There is a strong association between the prevalence of the virus among adults and its prevalence among children.
Chinese researchers studied 81 women with chronic hepatitis B who began taking Viread before pregnancy.
Danish researchers followed 71 people who were cured with Sovaldi-based treatment.
Those with fatty liver disease and cirrhosis should undergo regular screening.
Chemsex typically refers to sex with multiple partners involving recreational drugs including meth, GHB and MDMA.
The United States isn’t alone in grappling with this growing health problem.
TRK inhibitor larotrectinib led to durable responses in people with colon, pancreatic, appendix, bile duct and liver cancers.
Tecentriq plus Avastin improved improved overall survival and patient experiences during treatment.
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